Cairo – The European Union has joined the United States, expressing serious concern about the prospect of an ongoing military takeover in Sudan.
European Union Foreign Ministry Prime Minister Josep Borrell is tracking developments in Northeast African countries with “greatest concern” after reports on Monday that several senior government officials, including the interim prime minister, were detained by Sudanese troops. tweeted.
“The EU is calling on all stakeholders and regional partners to get the transition process back on track,” Borrell wrote. He noted the delicate transition from Sudanese dictatorship to democracy following the ouster of long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir in 2019.
Earlier, US special envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman said Washington was “extremely cautious” and said a military coup would threaten US aid to poor countries.
The US State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs wrote on Twitter, “As I have said repeatedly, forcing a change in the interim government puts US support at risk.”
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EU, US express “serious” concern about devastation in Sudan
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